Faculty

Primary Faculty

Jennifer Velloza, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Implementation Science
    Infectious Disease
    Lifecourse
Research Interests:
  • Global mental health, HIV/AIDS, adolescent health, health equity, community-engaged research, implementation science, mixed methods

Paul Wesson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • HIV, health disparities, surveillance, population size estimation, sampling methods, social determinants, intersectionality

Justin White, assistant professor in UCSF Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Justin White, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Global Health
    Implementation Science
    Lifecourse
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Health economics, behavioral risk factors, tobacco use, global health policy, behavioral economics, applied econometrics, impact evaluation

Lydia Zablotska, associate professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Lydia Zablotska, MD, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
    Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
    Global Health
Research Interests:

Secondary Faculty

Adithya Cattamanchi, MD, MAS
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Implementation Science
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Tuberculosis, Lung Disease, Health Disparities, Implementation Science

Judy Hahn, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Judith Hahn, PhD, MA
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • The use of TB prophylaxis in HIV/TB co-infected alcohol users, as well as interventions to reduce drinking and increase antiretroviral therapy adherence

Hacsi Horvath, MA
Fellow
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Medical ethics, HIV/AIDS, emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, systematic reviews

Thomas Lietman, professor at UCSf
Thomas Lietman, MD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • trachoma

Saam Morshed, associate professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Saam Morshed, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Orthopaedics, trauma, post-traumatic arthritis

Mark Seielstad, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Mark Seielstad, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Genetic Epidemiology
    Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • The interface of genetic epidemiology and population/anthropological genetics

Affiliate Faculty

Dhruv Kazi, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Global Health
Research Interests:
  • Health economics, cost-effectiveness, m-health, global health, anticoagulation

Emeritus Faculty

Richard Feachem, professor at UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences
Richard Feachem, DSc, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Malaria

Dean Jamison, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Dean Jamison
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
Research Interests:
  • Health economics, health policy

James G. Kahn, professor emeritus at UCSF
James G. Kahn, MD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Global Health
Research Interests:

Sarah Macfarlane, professor emerita at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Sarah Macfarlane, PhD, MS
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Maternal and child health and nutrition, health workforce development, and strengthening information and surveillance systems

Dominic Montagu, DrPH, MPH, MBA
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
    Lifecourse
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Maternal health, family planning, and abortion services in low- and middle-income countries, measurement, people-centered care, quality improvement

Edward Murphy, professor at UCSF
Edward L. Murphy, MD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Viral epidemiology as applied to transfusion safety and global health

Paul Volberding, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
    Epidemiology of Aging
    Global Health
    Implementation Science
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • HIV/AIDS, HIV-related malignancies, antiretroviral therapy, oncology, global health, health disparities, health policy

Postdoc

Dakota Cintron, PhD
Postdoc
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Global Health
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Design, Graphical Models, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Item Response Theory, Latent Variable and Structural Equation Modeling, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Monte Carlo Simulation

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